Seungwon Choi
Seungwon Choi
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor

  • Virginia Murchison Linthicum Scholar in Medical Research

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR210086
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Harvard Medical School
Date Awarded: 
August 18, 2021
Grant Amount: 

Sebastian Choi, Ph.D., was born and raised in South Korea and received his B.S. and M.S. from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), where he studied molecular mechanisms underlying dendritic spine formation. He obtained his Ph.D. at Harvard University, where he studied behavioral arousal and quiescence in C. elegans. As a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Choi studied ascending spinal pathways that convey touch and pain signals to the brain. Dr. Choi joined the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas  Southwestern Medical Center in July 2022.

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